48 months
21578 USD/year
21578 USD/year
12471 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree from Kent State University broadly prepares students to enter the workforce as a public health professional or to enter an advanced program of study. 

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Students explore the five disciplines of public health: biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and management and the social and behavioral sciences through general coursework.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Public Health degree from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Understand the history and philosophy of public health as well as its core values, concepts and functions across the globe and in society
  • Understand the basic concepts, methods and tools of public health data collection, use and analysis and why evidence-based approaches are an essential part of public health practice
  • Understand the concepts of population health, and the basic processes, approaches and interventions that identify and address the major health-related needs and concerns of populations
  • Understand the underlying science of human health and disease, including opportunities for promoting and protecting health across the life course
  • Understand the socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, environmental and other factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities
  • Understand the fundamental concepts and features of project implementation, including planning, assessment and evaluation
  • Understand the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the U.S. health system, as well as the differences between systems in other countries
  • Understand the basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy and the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health
  • Global Health 
  • Public Health Professional Practice 
  • Essentials of Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health Research 
  • Social and Behavioral Science Theories in Public Health
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: Feb. 1 - Application Deadline for Merit Scholarship Consideration


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • New first-year applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). A student who has previously enrolled in a post-secondary (higher education) institution is required to apply as a transfer student.
  • First-year undergraduate applicants should meet the minimum requirement of GPA 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12471 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12471 USD per year during 48 months.

Online: 47,000 dollars

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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